Published on November 16th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Lack Torrone Table

Materials: Lack coffee table, wood glue, wrapping paper, shellac

1. Lack coffee table was built as per instructions.
2. A one inch border was measured out around the table and marked with graphite pencil.
3. A corresponding rectangle was cut from a super snazzy wrapping paper.
4. We used burlesque star Angie Pontani’s tutorial for Torrone table as the inspiration for our project.

4. We glued down the wrapping paper with a very thin mixture of Gorilla Glue and waper and painted it on to the table. Then, we pressed down the wrapping paper very slowly so as to remove all of the airbubbles.
5. We then applied about 5-6 layers of shellac.

~ Jessica and KC Harvey-Taylor, Sacramento, California

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8 Responses to Lack Torrone Table

  1. Anonymous says:

    That looks so fine. I want to take my shoes off, snuggle up on your inviting couch, and look at it.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Beautiful….and also looks exotic and expensive … :)

  3. Anonymous says:

    LOVE the table. Where did you get that awesome wrapping paper?

  4. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    It’s lovely! Regarding the shoes, So WHAT! ‘That’ person would probably want you to put the dog out too!

  5. Muyserin says:

    Nice work (love the fishes), but seriously: if I took pictures to show how nice my flat looks I’d put the shoes away! ;)

  6. ina says:

    looks good

  7. Meredith says:

    Great paper choice! Loves!

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